During fall 2012 and spring 2013, DSNY conducted a waste characterization study of the curbside waste stream (2013 study). DSNY periodically conducts these studies to see what has changed in the composition of material collected by DSNY in order to inform future waste management planning.
Evidence shows a cohort effect of baby boomers born between 1955 and 1965 who have disproportionate homelessness risk. Older homeless adults have medical needs exceeding their biological ages. The report forecasts the homeless population in NYC, projects potential costs and suggests interventions.
This report details a study of transition-age youth age 18-21 who exit from DYCD, DHS, and ACS. It describes three-year outcome trajectories for youth and their patterns of service use by distinct groups.
The Coney Island Creek Resiliency Study, which began in fall 2014, is an early step in a long-term strategy to protect the life, property, and livelihoods of Coney Island and Gravesend communities from the effects of storm surge and sea level rise.